On Campbells and camels

Jessie Emerson jessie at SIRSI.COM
Thu Aug 3 15:54:11 UTC 2000

It's funny, because the first time I heard someone say Camelites, I asked
"The nuns?"  (the North Alabama pronunciation of Carmelites being something
like, although not exactly, /k at rm@laIts/).

Jessie Emerson

> And if those Southerners were visiting Boston, any reference to those
religious groups would be interpreted as a discussion of the order of
sisters devoted to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, i.e. the Carmelites, no
relation to the Scottish Presbyterians Thomas and Alexander Campbell.
> larry

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